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Northern Kentucky Hates Heroin 5K draws 1200 runners, walkers to Simon Kenton High School

June 17, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- More than 1,200 runners and walkers participated in the fourth annual Northern Kentucky Hates Heroin 5K outside Simon Kenton High School on Saturday morning. Organizers expected to raise about $40,000, with the money going ...

Simon Kenton, Holmes move to Sweet 16 quarters

March 9, 2017 by USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School SportsHIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – The Simon Kenton High School girls basketball team overcame a sluggish start and shot 78.9 percent in the second half to beat Paintsville 70-45 on Thursday in the first round of the St. Elizabeth Healthcare/KHSAA Sweet 16 at ...

NKY school rivalry is 'academic'

February 26, 2017 by Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.comRival teams Campbell County High School and Kenton County's Simon Kenton High School will both compete at Kentucky Governor's Cup finals March 11-13 at The Galt House Hotel in Louisville representing region 9. Boone County's Ryle High School and Conner ...

Scott downs Simon Kenton, 62-50

January 6, 2017 by Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.comJake Ohmer scored 23 points and Scott High School took down Kenton County public school rival Simon Kenton for the second straight year 62-50 Friday night in an emotionally-charged, standing room only atmosphere in Independence. The Eagles never ...

From The Vault: Simon Kenton High School turns tragedy to triumph after 1980 gas explosions, fire

October 20, 2016 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. – A school year that started with tragedy and tears of shock and sadness ended in triumph and tears of joy for Simon Kenton High School students. A gas explosion in the basement boiler room killed a student in the art room next door ...

Small-town girl lives her dream with roles on big-time TV shows, commercials

June 5, 2016 by WCPO

WCPOGrowing up in Independence, Mandy McMillian starred in plays and sang in the choir at Simon Kenton High School. Ever since, she's been living her dream doing those same things professionally. Provided. Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights ...

Police: Kentucky man ran human trafficking ring out of Independence home

May 5, 2016 by WKRC TV Cincinnati

INDEPENDENCE, Ky. (WKRC) - A northern Kentucky man is accused of running a human trafficking ring out of his home in Independence. Police say Ronald King was promoting prostitution inside his home right down the road from Simon Kenton High ...

Simon Kenton student scores perfect ACT twice

April 25, 2016 by Cincinnati.com

INDEPENDENCE - Chelsea Russell has conquered a feat few students ever will. She scored a 36 – a perfect score – on the ACT college readiness test... twice. Very few students, less than ... An active member of the drama program at Simon Kenton, Chelsea ...

High school football: Scoreless second half dooms Simon Kenton

November 28, 2015 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. – Simon Kenton scored 28 points in the first half and led by 16 late in the second quarter. Unfortunately for the previously-unbeaten Pioneers, they scored zero after the break and allowed the final four touchdowns in a 42-28 loss to ...

NKYHatesHeroin to hold second annual 5K walk/run on Saturday, starting at Simon Kenton High School

June 1, 2015 by User-generated content (press release) (registration)

User-generated content (press release) (registration)This year's event will take place Saturday, June 6, starting with registration at 6:15 a.m. and a race start at 8:30 a.m. The race starts and ends at Simon Kenton High School, 11132 Madison Pike in Independence. NKYHatesHeroin.Com is committed to its ...

NKY schools help Simon Kenton after fire

October 24, 2014 by Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.comAn electrical fire caused heavy smoke damage to the Simon Kenton High School Cook-Wagner Athletic Fieldhouse before midnight Wednesday, threatening to cancel the school's traditional senior night game. The game, however, against Bullitt Central High ...

Police talk to teen behind Louisville Purge hoax

August 16, 2014 by WAVE

15 between Simon Kenton High School and St. Xavier High School to Saturday morning at Simon Kenton in Independence, Kentucky. "We had heard via social media about 'The Purge,' and we were in conversations with St. X all day and all morning," said ...

Senior prank puts Ky. high school up for sale

May 22, 2014 by USA TODAY

USA TODAYINDEPENDENCE, Ky. — Simon Kenton High School's graduating seniors have an enterprising plan to pay for college expenses. They just put their school up for sale. According to a Craigslist ad posted around 9 p.m. Wednesday, the graduating class of 2014 ...

National Signing Day: 'Quality over quantity' is how Grand Valley State describes incoming class

February 5, 2014 by The Muskegon Chronicle

The Muskegon ChronicleOne recruit the Lakers did not get was quarternack Brenan Kuntz, from Simon Kenton High School in Independence, Ky. He committed instead to Western Kentucky, and received a full scholarship. However, one of his linemen, Ben Walling, did sign with ...

UPDATE: 5 hurt in Independence crash Wednesday

October 10, 2013 by WXIX

Five people were sent to the hospital after a head-on crash near Simon Kenton High School early Wednesday. It happened just before 6 a.m. on Madison Pike involving a car and a truck. Police believe the car, a gray Ford Taurus, driven by Anthony Wagner, ...

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